Staff, students, alumni honored by AOF

August 6, 2009 —

The American Osteopathic Foundation recently honored members of the Des Moines University family with the following awards:

Alumni:
Jeffrey Freeman, D.O. – 2009 Merck Excellence in Diabetes Care Award ($10,000 Award)
James Pickett, D.O. – 2009 Merck Outstanding Resident of the Year ($5,000 Award)

Alumna’s spouse:
Jon Kamrath, spouse of Heidi Kamrath, D.O. ’09, won a Donna Jones Moritsugu Memorial Award.

Staff/Faculty:
Bryan Larsen, Ph.D. – 2009 Beehler Research Mentor of the Year Award ($5,000 Award)

Students:
Hanh P. Mai, D.O. ’10 – Welch Scholars Grant ($2,000 Award)
Clinton T. Cummings, D.O. ’11  – Welch Scholars Grant ($2,000 Award)
Krista Stanton, D.O. ’12 – Russell C. McCaughan, DO Educational Scholarship ($400 Award)


Courtney Tompkins has been part of the DMU marketing team since Nov. 2005 and loves promoting a school she believes in so thoroughly. Proud daughter and patient of DMU alumni, Courtney knows, first-hand, that Des Moines University is doing a world of good. A fan of all outdoor festivals, fruity drinks and nearly all edibles, she has a hard time narrowing down her list of favorite places to go and things to do but lists the Iowa State Fair as an all-time fave. She loves her 8-minute commute to DMU from Urbandale, a suburb of Des Moines. She and husband Tyler are owned by three large dogs, Tonka, Tucker and Tank.

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